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251 South 12th Street
Richmond, CA 94804

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(510) 235-4522
(510) 588-4593
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March 03, 2015
You have no idea how terrible it is to work here. Our principal, Shawn Benjamin, has repeatedly admitted (if not reveled) in the fact that she s hotheaded, and as a result has made incredibly rash / questionable decisions. On top of that, the teachers here are overworked, underpaid and treated as disposable because, well, it s a charter school and they can. For example, teachers aren t given any meaningful power or representation when it comes to decision-making. Most decisions are made from the top-down. The school s also full of TFA teachers, which means that your kid is being educated by someone who s had just a few weeks to become a teacher. (And usually with no prior teaching experience.) Do your kid a favor and find a better school.

- submitted by a teacher

October 08, 2014
This cool is amazing because its students study really hard from the look of its rating around the world

- submitted by a community member

September 12, 2014
This school is small. Thats is about it. The rest of it is nothing different than a district school. My daughter attended another Richmond Charter School that was way more structured and demanding. LPS is not serious about changing students character.

- submitted by a parent

August 23, 2013
LPS Richmond has the best teachers, administrators and students in this City! I brought my daughter here from a private high school and realized I was wasting money having her in a private school! LPS is so much more dedicated to insuring she has a future and is preparing her for college. My daughter has even matured since attending this school. There is no cafeteria, no big sports programs or any frills, bells or whistles but if you want a quality education for your teen and teachers who care and are determined that your child attend college, this is the place for you! The staff becomes your family and will really stick with you to see all goals through to the end.

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2010
The students that attend this school are dedicated to going to college and are serious about their education. The majority of our seniors go on to college. The staff at LPS Richmond has made it a goal that everyone one goes to college and succeeds in college. I would like to invite students to our school that are serious about their education and want to pursue a higher education.

- submitted by a parent

January 05, 2009
Anonymous, I've been a student of this schools for the past 4 years and despite the troubles that the school was facing for a school building it is the best school that I've ever attended. The teachers and the staff are truly motivational in helping the students make the choice to go to college and it's certainly has been the case for me. Not only that ,but the school also gives a taste of the real world when it comes to college with AP classes ranging from :calculus,spanish language,spanish literature ,U.S history, and English literature classes. As a student you develop good and sometimes even close relationships with the teachers. It can be a very personal education. I think i'ts a great school Just a little side note most of our seniors go to colleges like UCSD, UCSB, UCD, Holy Names etc..

- submitted by a student

October 13, 2008
I absolutely love this school!!! I've been in education for 6 years now and this is by far the best grops of kids and staff I've worked with. The teachers here are super committed to ensuring that every one of our fabulous kids goes on to college and , in turn, the students feel that enthusiasm and strive to do their very best. There is a real sense of community here which is why the teachers return and the students recruit their friends & families for our upcoming classes. Because LPS Richmond is a charter school, spots are limited. Parents of 8th graders should really plan ahead and enroll thier children for the 9th grade as soon as they are able. If you want your child to succeed in an academically rigerous and safe environment, look no further than LPS!!!

- submitted by a teacher

July 02, 2006
Leadership Public School Richmond is like a blessing for the children in the community. At LPS Richmond the students find the academic support that they need to succeed in life. Now the students see that they too can go to a good college or university a vision that was not there before LPS. If you care for your child and want them to be successfull in life LPS is a good start to their adulthood. The principal, dean, teachers, office staff and students are like a caring extended family. Students get all the academic help to pass the required courses for high school and to enter college. Monthly parent meeting are held to help keep parent in the loop of the events. Teacher can be reached by e-mail or phone to speak with parents regarding the different concerns about the student education and support needed.

- submitted by a parent

July 26, 2005
This school really cares about sending students to college and developing leaders. I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a teacher

August 19, 2004
Talk about a great school you must check out Leadrship Public Schools in Richmond. I'm not too happy about the location but the school is awesome & has a teachers & staff that really care & hold the kids accountable. They also have a sunrise class & office hours to help the kids get the tutoring they need to suceed. Their goal is for every student to go on to college & they work hard to leave no student behind. I'm so impressed with this new school in Richmond & very greatful that they have hired a very qualified staff that really does have our kids best interests at heart. It's a small school so they really do get all the help they need, the kids here are like one big family & they all help each other out! There is also community service which teaches them to give back.

- submitted by a parent
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Leadership Public Schools: Richmond
251 South 12th Street, Richmond, CA  94804
(510) 235-4522
Last modified Leadership Public Schools: Richmond is a Charter school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Leadership Public Schools: Richmond Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top